Border Control

All the news, press releases and reports on the use of biometrics in the Travel & Transportation sector - including land, sea and airside border control, automated fast track systems, boarding gates and baggage handling…

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e?dentity proposes biometrics to identify asymptomatic COVID cases 29 July 2020

Global e?dentity, a national security biometric tech startup founded by U.S. Navy veteran Robert Adams, has proposed a simple biometric technology that can also be used to identify individuals infected asymptomatically with the Covid-19 infection.


iProov to provide contactless travel entry for Eurostar 17 June 2020

iProov, a leader in spoof-resistant opt-in biometric authentication technology, today announced that its technology will be used to improve the speed and safety of train travel.


App using Regula SDK improves border efficiency in Portugal 29 May 2020

Regula has recently cooperated with the Portuguese software developers Present Technologies to help launch SEF Mobile application. 


Event to cover Biometric Touchless ID and Contactless Clearance 20 May 2020

An upcoming webinar hosted by the Festival of Identity event will cover contactless biometric travel.


COVID detection at Heathrow feature biometrics 07 May 2020

Heathrow CEO, John Holland-Kaye informed the House of Commons Transport Committee today (6 May) that the airport is to trial technologies and processes which could form the basis of a Common International Standard for health screening at all global airports

Features

Waving goodbye to queues with your fingerprint?

Advanced optical biometric devices that read fingerprints at walking speed, as users wave their hands through scanners, promise to resolve speed issues raised by previous biometric authentication methods. But experts caution that it may not be so straightforward.


What is the Apex Air Entry and Exit Re-Engineering project?

A question and answer session designed to answer questions about the Apex Air Entry/Exit Re-Engineering (AEER) project and its integration of biometrics


EAB Contribution to Horizon 2020 consultations

An outline of some key research priorities and objectives are presented as input to the preliminary consultations surrounding the theme of Trustworthy ICT within the Horizon 2020 programme.


Airports: a mirror for future biometrics?

Are humanoid robots the future of border controls? Could the whole experience from getting a passport, buying a ticket, dropping of luggage and being pre-cleared for travel, shopping at and being monitored at the airport and on aircraft to leaving the destination airport be automated by biometrics in user-friendly, secure, acceptable and visible ways?


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